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Police log for Nov. 11, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, Nov. 5 9:48 a.m. — 100 block Academy Court, resident said someone stole about $350 to $450 from the dresser drawer of his unlocked apartment. 2:32 p.m. — 100 block College Park Drive, resident said his car tire was punctured in an apartment complex parking lot between 6 p.m. Friday and 12 Read More…

Elyria fire damages garages, homes, vehicles overnight

ELYRIA — A fire overnight destroyed an Elyria garage and damaged another garage, two vehicles and two homes. The fire, at 107 Ridge, was reported about 5:30 a.m. No one was hurt in the fire despite an initial report that a person might be in the garage, according to the Fire Department. Firefighters arrived on Read More…

EMH cuts 55 positions

ELYRIA – A total of 55 positions are being eliminated by EMH – most at the EMH Elyria Medical Center — as the hospital system continues to grapple with rising costs of uncompensated care and shrinking reimbursement for medical care. The job reductions were announced Thursday by Dr. Donald Sheldon, EMH president and CEO. Although Read More…

Vic’s Nightclub’s liquor license hearing under way

ELYRIA — Police and city officials are testifying at a hearing aimed at convincing the Ohio Division of Liquor Control to deny the renewal of the liquor permits for Vic’s Nightclub. The hearing is being held at Elyria City Hall. The city claims Vic’s allows smoking and drug use in bar and draws hundreds of Read More…

Man arrested for Wilkes Villa shooting

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ELYRIA — Less than a week after being ordered to stay away from Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority properties, city resident Sean Buchanan is accused of shooting a woman in the foot at one of the properties around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. City resident Asia Jackson, 19, of the 400 block of Fuller Road, suffered a non-life-threatening Read More…

Man says he was robbed at Pali’s Bar

LORAIN – A 33-year-old Sheffield Lake man said he was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his car parked at Pali’s Bar in Lorain, a little after 10 p.m. Tuesday. The man said he was parked at the bar, at 1407 Colorado Ave., when two men approached him, according to a Lorain police report. One Read More…

Home invasion reported in Oberlin

OBERLIN – A man and woman living on Spring Street told police they were struck on their heads with a shotgun and handgun by masked men Monday night during a home invasion that lasted at least 30 minutes. There are at least two suspects, but as many as four could be involved, according to a Read More…

Different drive: EC’s star QB ends football career, switches to golf

Elyria Catholic grad Danny Reaser is honored before the Panthers’ showdown with Elyria High this season. Reaser, who owns nearly every Lorain County passing record, plans on playing college golf instead of football. (CT photo by David Richard.)

A year ago, Elyria Catholic quarterback Danny Reaser was celebrating the final victory of his high school career. Today, many high school football fans wonder where the most prolific passer in Lorain County history is playing. He’s not. “It was always a dream of mine growing up to play college football,” Reaser said. “Going into Read More…

Incumbents, veterans win big in Elyria Council races

ELYRIA — After a four-year absence, Republican Jack Baird is returning to City Council to a seat he held for more than 25 years and eventually retired from in 2007. Baird, 63, figured his institutional knowledge would be needed particularly in light of the primary loss of Mayor Bill Grace. “I knew at that point Read More…

Volunteers pack hundreds of care packages to send to troops

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ELYRIA — Hands were moving quickly on a makeshift assembly line off South Abbe Road. Deodorants and eye drops were being grabbed, two at a time, and stuffed into boxes. Next came canned tuna, candy, applesauce. The boxes kept moving. The night was still young. “This is the most we’ve ever had,” said Dawn Woodings, Read More…